InvestecWP team to play friendly game against visiting French Barbarians




InvestecWP will take on a visiting French Barbarians team at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch on Thursday 16 June (public holiday) in a friendly match. Kick-off is at 15h00, and tickets are R10.

The game will be Investec WP’s second preparation match of the season before kicking off their Absa Currie Cup campaign in Bloemfonteinon 24 July 2005against the Vodacom Cheetahs. They take on the Golden Lions in the first of their preparation matches this Saturday at Ellis Park.

‘The French Barbarians team is an experienced, well balanced unit boasting a number of internationals. They have a good, strong scummaging front row and explosive backs and will provide a stern pre-season test for our young Investec WP team,’ said WP Rugby Director of Rugby, Nick Mallett.

There will also be a curtain raiser match between two local clubs, Stellenbosch Coronations and Kylemore.

Tickets are available as of Monday 13 June during office hours from the sports office, Jannie Maraishius, Coetzenburg and at the Danie Craven Stadium gate on Thursday from 12h30.

Format for the day

12:30  Gates open

13:30  Stellenbosch Coronations vs Kylemore

15:00  Investec WP vs French Barbarians

The visiting French Barbarians team is as follows:

15. Sebastien Viars              ASM Clermont Auvergne

14. Yves Donguy                   CA Brive Correze

13. Tony Marsh                      ASM Clermont Auvergne

12. David Marty                     Union Sportive Arlequins Perpignanais

11. Vincent Clerc                  Stade Toulousain

10. David Skrela                   Stade Francois Paris

9. Jerome Fillol                      Stade Francois Paris

8. Imanol Harinordoquy        BiarritzOlympique Pays Basque

7. Julien Frier                         CS Bourgoin Jallieu

6. Christian Labit                   Stade Toulousain

5. Mike James                       Stade Francois Paris

4. Ockert Booyse                  BiarritzOlympique Pays Basque

3. Pascal Peyron                   CS Bourgoin Jallieu

2. Benoit Auguste                 BiarritzOlympique Pays Basque

1. Laurent Emmanueli          ASM Clermont Auvergne


ChristopheLaurent               Aviron Bayonnais RugbyPro

Pablo Lemoine                      Stade Francais Paris

Lionel Nallet                           Castres Olympique

R’myMartin                          Stade Fran’ais Paris

Laurent Marticorena            Castres Olympique

Philippe Bernat Salles          BiarritzOlympique Pays Basque

AlexandrePeclier                 CS Bourgoin Jallieu

Coach: Fabien Galthie         Stade Francais Paris

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.